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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Casualties

Battle of Chattanooga

 

—November 23 - 27, 1863 —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. Confederate Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga Marker
Inscription.
Confederate Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga.
Nov. 23d to Nov. 27th, 1863.

The losses here given by Divisions include Orchard Knob, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, and operations following as far as Ringgold Gap, GA.

Longstreet's Corps (McLaw's and Hood's Divisions) was not engaged, having been dispatched to Knoxville Nov. 4th. Bushrod Johnson's Division was on its way to Knoxville. Its rear Brigade (Reynolds) was recalled in time for the third day's battle, but made no report of its casualties.

Cheatham's Div. - Killed 56, Wounded 371, Missing 1244, Aggregate 1671.

Cleburne's Div. - Killed 62, Wounded 367, Missing 12, Aggregate 441.

Stevenson's Div. - Killed 36, Wounded 282, Missing 14, Aggregate 332.

Walker's Div. - Killed 14, Wounded 118, Missing 190, Aggregate 322.

Hindman's Div. and Patton Anderson's Div. - Killed 76, Wounded 476, Missing 1124, Aggregate 1676.

Stewart's Div. - Killed 72, Wounded 316, Missing 965, Aggregate 1353.

Breckinridge's Div. and Bate's Div. - Killed 44, Wounded 224, Missing 591, Aggregate 859.

Robertson's Batt'n Reserve Artillery - Killed 1, Wounded 4, Missing 6, Aggregate 11.

Williams' Batt'n Reserve Artillery - Wounded 2, Aggregate 2.

Grand Total: Killed 361, Wounded
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. Confederate Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga Marker
View of historical marker, next to it's Union counter-part, looking east across the Bragg Reservation.
2160, Missing 4146, Aggregate 6667.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-339.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Bragg Reservation marker series.
 
Location. 35° 1.159′ N, 85° 15.787′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from South Crest Road north of South Crest Place. Touch for map. In order to view this historical marker one must find a way to get to the crest of Missionary Ridge. The options to use in ascending Missionary Ridge are limited and difficult to locate if you are not familiar with the area. From downtown Chattanooga, I drove east to Missionary Ridge on Main Street, and using Main Street took me to the top of Missionary Ridge. Once at the top of Missionary Ridge I needed to make two right turns to get on South Crest Street and then go only a slight distance south to reach the Bragg Reservation which is where this historical marker is located. Once you have entered the Bragg Reservation you will find this historical marker on the east side of the parking area on the old Ridge Road that runs through the Bragg Reservation. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. Confederate Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga Marker
View of both the Union and Confederate Casualty markers situated next to the General Bragg Headquarters marker.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Casualties (here, next to this marker); Bragg's Headquarters (here, next to this marker); Harker's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Woods' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheridan's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Missionary Ridge (within shouting distance of this marker); 79th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
4. Confederate Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga Marker
View of the historical marker, looking north towards the Illinois Memorial Monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 7, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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